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Katie Kartak

I'm Katie, the quirky midday host on 98 Country. I am one of those people that will never truly decide what I want to do in life...maybe I will just try a little bit of everything. After getting bored with my finance degree from St. Cloud State, I decided to go back for radio. I love country music but I can't sing to save my life...trust me. So, I decided on radio and here I am. I have spent the better part of my life in Central Minnesota and I absolutely love it here...but only in the summer. I really enjoy being able to wear flip flops and having outdoor parties...two things I'm uncomfortable doing in the winter. I am a huge animal lover which is why I have 2 dogs, 4 cats, a rabbit, two ducks, a rooster, 2 cows, 2 horses, 5 pygmy goats and 3 miniature donkeys with another one on the way. If I had my choice I would bring my Golden Retriever, Kaycee, with me everywhere. I am addicted to the television show Criminal Minds--I watch every new episode and even the reruns. I love reading just about everything but history, politics and current affairs are what I am most interested in. Anything else you want to know, tune in to the morning show or send me an email.
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Six Things You’ll Find in Almost Every Minnesotan’s Home [VIDEO]

Let's be honest, as Minnesotans we're unique, quirky characters and there's some stereotypes out there about us that are spot on.  We do love our hotdishes and we embrace winter.  That said, I've got a list of six things that you'll find in just about every home in Minnesota.

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Legend Says There May Be Buried Treasure in This Central Minnesota Town

We had some friends over for dinner this past weekend and the topic of buried treasure came up.  There are several stories of buried gold coins and other treasures that are supposedly spread throughout Minnesota.  This particular story caught my attention because it's right here in Central Minnesota and I have family from that area.

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Five Things You Need for Deer Hunting Opener This Weekend [VIDEOS]

Deer hunting opener is this weekend and if you're heading out to the deer stand, you've got to be prepared with the essentials. I'm not talking about the obvious -- your rifles, knives and blaze orange. I'm thinking of some of the things you're likely to forget in all the excitement and you'll be in a pickle without them.

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